Chronicle of events of Shung Ye Group:Moving Forward and beyond, deeply rooted in Taiwan


▲ Rise of the Company and initial stages 1947~1966
1947
Shung Ye Group’s origin company - Shung Ye Co. was founded, business scope includes: importation and sales of auto parts, windshields and paint etc.

1958
Obtained the sole distribution right from Mitsubishi Heavy Industry in Japan to distribute Mitsubishi cars and parts in Taiwan.

1960
In 1960, Shung Ye Co. sold the first Mitsubishi Jupiter truck.

1963
As a distributor of Mitsubishi vehicles, Shung Ye began to introduce various passenger car models.

1965
Acquired distribution right of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. for sales of diesel engines in Taiwan.
 
  • Trucks in front of Shung Ye Co.
  • Mitsubishi T330 truck carrying heavy wood in the 60’s.
  • Photo of employees in front of Shung Ye Co. in 1962.
  • In the 60’s, Mitsubishi sightseeing bus, driver and female bus attendant.


▲ Grow and develop sturdily : 1967~1996

1967年
Yue Ye Motors Corporation was founded. Major business includes vehicle distribution, sales and service.

1968年
Shung Ye Co. was restructured to Shung Ye Trading Co., Ltd.

1969年
Business scope expanded to the distribution and sales of lubricants, gasoline/diesel engines and alternators.
 
  • Photo of all employees in 1969.
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    In 1967, Yue Ye Motors Corporation was founded.

1970
“Mitsubishi motors co., Ltd” was founded in Japan, and Shung Ye Trading became its distributor and imported trucks, tractors, buses, bus chassis and all kind of its passenger cars to Taiwan.

1973
Golden Stout Industry Co., Ltd. was founded as the largest vehicle body manufacturer in the country, specializing in the manufacturing of special vehicles and bodies.
Shung Ye Trading Co., Ltd. acquired dealership right of locally assembled Fuso and Canter series trucks from China Motor Corporation.

1976
Shung Ye celebrated its 30th anniversary. Shung Ye headquarter building was inaugurated.

1978
Cooperated with Japan “Kureha Corporation”. Golden Stout developed and built the first high speed coach monocoque bus in Taiwan.

1981
Mitsubishi Motors Corp. produced first 1 million truck sold to Taiwan.

1983
In 1983 and 1984, founder Mr. Nai-Weng Lin won Excellent Taxpayer Award for two consecutive years.
 
  • 1973 “Golden Stout”
  • 1976 Shung Ye celebrated its 30th anniversary and Shung Ye building inaugurated.​
  • 1983 Founder Mr. Nai-Weng Lin won Excellent Taxpayer Award

1985
N. W. Lin Cultural & Educational Foundation was founded.

1988
Shung Ye Trading Co., Ltd. was ranked 92nd in the country in terms of import/export value.
Founder Mr. Lin made a donation in his name to his elementary school – Xindian elementary school and built a multipurpose center “Nai-Weng Hall”.

1991
Shung Ye celebrated its 45th anniversary, and in the same year the Company implemented the “All year round service”.
Shung Ye Trading Co., Ltd. obtained the distribution right from UK Newage Co. to sell STAMFORD brand alternators.
Golden Stout and Kyckuto Kaihatsu Kogyo Co., Ltd. (Japan) cooperated to develop Compress-type garbage trucks.

1993
Shung Ye Trading Co., Ltd. obtained the distribution right to sell JOHN DEERE diesel engines.

1994
Shung Ye Motors Corporation was founded to promote Mitsubishi Motors’ passenger vehicle sales in Taiwan.
In the same year, Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines opened to the public, dedicated to preserving the heritage of Taiwanese indigenous culture and set a good example.

1995
Golden Stout Industry Co., Ltd. received ISO9002, the international recognized quality certification.
In the same year, we enrolled outstanding rugby players in the country to form the Shung Ye Clouded Leopard Rugby Team, which proactively participates in various domestic and international matches to elevate the standard and enthusiasm of rugby in Taiwan.
Within the first 5 years, the team performed outstandingly. It won 4 times champions and 2 times for second place in Asian Cup, Taiwan sports championship and CKS Game and others.
 
  • 1994 Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines opened to the public.
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    1995 Shung Ye enrolled outstanding rugby players in the country to form the Shung Ye Clouded Leopard Rugby Team.
 

▲ Leap forward and proceed 1997~2017

1997
Mr. C. F. Lin, Chairman of N. W. Lin Cultural & Educational Foundation was commended as a significant facilitator of indigenous social development and he was received by President Lee Teng-hui.

1998
Shung Ye Group’s annual revenue surpassed NT$30 billion for the first time.
Shung Ye Property Insurance Agency Co., Ltd. was founded.
Chairman C.F. Lin was selected as one of the most influential figures in Taiwan over the past 2 centuries by Common Wealth Magazine.

1999
Lien Chen Automotive Co., Ltd. started vehicle mortgage service and in the same year Golden Stout Industry Co., Ltd. received QS-9000 certification.

2000
An De Shun Enterprise Co., Ltd. was established after restructuring.
Its business scope includes the sales and service of lubricants, gasoline/diesel engines and alternators. In the same year, Shung Ye Motors' headquarter, combining sales, service and office in one, was inaugurated in Neihu.

2001
We donated generators to victims of typhoon Toraji disaster in carrying forward our brief on “Giving back what we take from society”.
 
  • 2000 Shung Ye Motors' headquarter was inaugurated in Neihu.
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    2001 Shung Ye donated generators to victims of typhoon Toraji disaster

2002
MFTB Taiwan Company Limited, a joint venture company with Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks & Bus Corp. was established.
Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines won the Special Award in the 5th Wen-Xin Awards from the Council for Cultural Affairs, Executive Yuan. Chairman C.F. Lin from Shung Ye Trading Co., Ltd. also received the Gold Award.
Shung Ye Motors merged with Sino-Diamond Motors, a subsidiary company under China Motors, to form Shung Ye Motors.

2003
Group founder Mr. Nai-Weng Lin passed away and Mr. C.F. Lin succeeded him as the Chairman of Shung Ye Group.
MFTB Taiwan Company Limited started its mass production of bus chassis.

2004
MFTB Taiwan Company Limited introduced and started mass production of its first complete bus model.

2005
Shung Ye Rental & Leasing Co., Ltd. was established and responsible for vehicle rental and leasing related business.
Received authorization to assemble and sell Mercedes-Benz heavy duty commercial vehicles in Taiwan.
Began to assemble and sell ACTROS series trucks and tractors in Taiwan in the same year.

2006
Shung Ye group celebrated its 60th anniversary at Grand Hotel Taipei.
​Shung Ye ChungLi Auto Complex was inaugurated and it consisted a large commercial vehicles in-door showroom, the first in Taiwan.
Schwanstein Kindergarten officially started recruiting students.
 
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    2004 MFTB Taiwan Company Limited introduced and started mass production of its first complete bus model.
  • 2005 The first locally assembled Benz ACTROS heavy duty commercial vehicle went off line in Taiwan.
  • 2006 Shung Ye ChungLi Auto Complex was inaugurated
  • 2006 Schwanstein Kindergarten officially started recruiting students.

2007
Golden Stout Industry Co., Ltd. and Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. started technical cooperation.

2008
All new Euro-4 Mitsubishi Canter and Fuso Super Great heavy duty commercial trucks were introduced in Taiwan.

2009
Yue Ye Motors’ Tsaotun service center was reopened, offering service to commercial vehicle and passenger cars.

2010
Total number of vehicles produced by MFTB Taiwan reached 5,000 units.

2011
Yue Ye Motors and MOTC Road Traffic Safety Committee jointly organized two activities: “Safe Driving propaganda” and “Free vehicle safety inspection service” at several Service Areas along National Highway No.1.
Yue Ye Motors held the first “Mercedes-Benz German Beer Festival”.

2012
N. W. Lin Cultural & Educational Foundation’s “Formosa Marches” was chosen as one of the assigned pieces for the junior high school group of the 2012 National Student Music Contest.

2013
Yue Ye Motors introduced its first “Mitsubishi Fuso Mobile Service Vehicle” at Taichung Service Center to safeguard Mitsubishi Fuso's numerous customers in a much professional and mobile ways.
Inauguration of Golden Stout Industry’s Mercedes-Benz new production site.
The 10th anniversary of MFTB Taiwan.

2014
Yue Ye Motors’ new Shilin outlet was opened.
The 5,000th Mercedes-Benz ACTROS truck assembled in Taiwan went off line.
 
  • 2010 Total number of vehicles produced by MFTB Taiwan reached 5,000 units.
  • 2013 Inauguration of Golden Stout Industry’s Mercedes-Benz new production site.
  • 2013 The 10th anniversary of MFTB Taiwan.
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    2014 The 5,000th Mercedes-Benz ACTROS truck assembled in Taiwan went off line.

2015
Golden Stout Industry celebrated its 10th anniversary of assembling Mercedes-Benz heavy duty commercial vehicles.
Donated a service car to Dongsha Atoll Research Station, College of Marine Sciences, National Sun Yat-sen University.

2016
Shung Ye group celebrated its 70th anniversary at Grand Hotel Taipei.
Shung Ye Group 70th anniversary Special Exhibit was held in Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines.

2017
Daimler Trucks Asia Taiwan Ltd, a jointed venture between Shung Ye Trading Co., Ltd. and Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Co., Ltd., started its operation, aiming to strengthen FUSO’s service towards customers in Taiwan.

2018
Introduced world class coach bus Mercedes-Benz O500 series,and held a launch event at the Grand Hotel.

 
  • 2015 Golden Stout Industry celebrated its 10th anniversary of assembling Mercedes-Benz heavy duty commercial vehicles.
  • 2016 Shung Ye group celebrated its 70th anniversary at Grand Hotel Taipei.
  • 2016 Shung Ye Group 70th anniversary Special Exhibit was held in Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines
  • 2018 Introduced world class coach bus Mercedes-Benz O500 series,and held a launch event at the Grand Hotel.